Recent Examples of trapezoid from the Web
The shape of the building is an exaggerated trapezoid and the roof surfs up from the harbor like the top of a wave.
The lighting is discreet and natural wood abounds — walls, wine racks, benches and even the ceiling are mosaics of timber triangles and trapezoids.
Floors require specialized cuts with trapezoids and tiny triangles at the edges, and cabinet makers have a tough time working with curved walls.
The easiest way to pull off this trend is to incorporate geometric shapes—like hexagons, triangles, and trapezoids—by using fondant pieces, painted patterns, or other edible items.
Just three school days after her brother was shot in the head and killed on Milwaukee’s north side, Nevaeha Ware was back in class trying to focus on geometry and the differences between squares, trapezoids and parrallelograms.
The red-brick trapezoid former bank building that for years has stood out like a sore thumb on North Main Street near the Historic Stockyards will be razed soon to make room for a six-story Springhill Suites by Marriott.
Just to the upper left of the lopsided trapezoid is the very bright planet Jupiter.
The screen and speaker wrapped in a chunky trapezoid of plastic have more in common with the cathode-ray TVs your parents grew up with than any gadget from this decade.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'trapezoid.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of trapezoid
First Known Use: circa 1706See Words from the same year
TRAPEZOID Defined for English Language Learners
TRAPEZOID Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up trapezoid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).